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Taxon: Schismus arabicus Nees

 
Genus: Schismus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Danthonioideae
Tribe: Danthonieae
Nomen number: 70688
Place of publication: Fl. Afr. austral. ill. 422. 1841
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7363070
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Aug-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Arabian grass  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English
  • Arabian schismus  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass US; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (w.)
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang, Xizang (w.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation [Kalmykia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece (s.)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States (s.w.)


References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  7. Linder, H. P. et al. 2010. A generic classification of the Danthonioideae (Poaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97:353.
  8. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  9. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  11. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  12. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:198-199.
  13. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  14. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  15. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  16. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  17. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  18. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=70688. Accessed 23 February 2019.